CLOSING PROGRAMME, MAY 18
09.00 - bus with participants leaves to Irbene Radiotelescope
(200 km from Riga)
12.00 - ACOUSTIC SPACE LAB - presentation of the multimedia
research DVD [RT-32] by RIXC and participants of the 2001
Acoustic Space Lab symposium.
>The DVD [RT-32] produced by RIXC in Riga 2002-2003, is a multi-media
exploration of the VIRAC radio telescope - a 32 m dish antenna
in Irbene, Latvia. It covers the history of this top-secret
Soviet era military object, including precise technical data
and its conversion to scientific and civilian use, and introduces
the international ACOUSTIC SPACE LAB symposium on sound art
using radio and satellite technology that took place in summer
2001 at the site of the dish.
17.00 - departure from Irbene Radiotelescope back to Riga.